Update: Crews extinguish kitchen fire in Clacton
11:27 29 March 2014
Crews have extinguished a fire in a kitchen at a home in Clacton.
Firefighters tackled the fire in the kitchen of a detached bungalow in Camellia Avenue after being called at around 6.45am.
On arrival the incident commander reported that the kitchen was heavily smoke logged. An ambulance was called for a 27 year-old woman suffering the effects of smoke inhalation.
Wearing breathing apparatus and using one hose reel jet, crews had extinguished the fire by just after 7am.
An ambulance spokesman said: “The woman was assessed for smoke inhalation but left at the scene in the care of family.”